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Google Still Wants Unused TV 'White Space' for Wireless Web

Broadcasters remain fearful of interference

(Newser) - Google is re-doubling its efforts to get the FCC to allow the development of unused space in the TV spectrum for wireless Internet service, the Wall Street Journal reports. "The vast majority of viable spectrum in this country simply goes unused," the tech giant wrote to the commission.... More »

Gates to FCC: Give Us More WiFi Spectrum

Urges regulators to approve Internet use of TV "white space"

(Newser) - A month after Microsoft failed its second opportunity to convince the FCC that companies could deliver broadband Internet via unused TV frequencies without interfering with programming, Bill Gates pushed regulators Thursday to approve the plan, Reuters reports. He said “white space” between channels could allow WiFi to “explode”... More »

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